Teja was recommended for the Dronacharya Award by the selection committee, headed by justice Mukul Mudgal, but the Sports Ministry struck off his name citing a past incident of indiscipline against the coach. read more
Aman Saini wouldn’t have taken up archery had he not broken his left arm in a taekwondo match. He wanted to represent the country in the martial art, but his family stopped him from pursuing the sport after the debilitating injury. read more
Gold medallist India's Saurabh Chaudhary (L) and bronze medallist India's Abhishek Verma pose with their medals after their victory ceremony for the 10m air pistol men's shooting final during the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang on August 21, 2018.
Deepika Kumari, former world number one, had a fruitful first half and at one stage she was going strong at number eight but the disastrous last shot in the 10th set denied her a top-10 finish. read more
As junior India pistol coach Jaspal Rana made his way out of the 10m range after his most consistent ward failed to fire, the former shooter and winner of four Asian Games gold — three of them at the 2006 Doha Asian Games — was quick to deflect the criticism... read more
With two World Cup gold medals and one silver in World Cup Final, Abhishek Verma is the top medal prospect in these Asian Games beginning August 18. These Games though will have no individual events. He will be competing in team event and a mixed pair... read more
That India had won medals in all the four events of the compound section when the category was introduced in Incheon four years ago, makes them firm favourites in the August 18-September 2 extravaganza. read more